Published February 22, 2013
Ahead of Sunday's Daytona 500, reigning Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski
offers a frank assessment of the state of NASCAR in a USA TODAY cover story. Keselowski: "The problem I see in the sport is that there are multiple entities that have to work together for us to be successful. We have sponsors ... tracks, the sanctioning body and the teams. Those are our four groups, and how well they cooperate dictates what we have as a product for our fans. ... We're a house divided and we're making bad decisions."
He also said, "We have to move away from team sponsors, because the way it's set up now encourages us to harm each other. And by doing that, we're hurting the sport" (USA TODAY, 2/22